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New Report for Impact Investors Offers Strategies for Balancing Financial and Social Impact

November 15, 2016

Omidyar Network releases returns framework based on $1B and 12 years of investing in social entrepreneurs and nonprofits.

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African Leadership University Featured in Sawubona Magazine

November 8, 2016

Sawubona Magazine profiled African Leadership University in its November 2016 issue. Read the full article to learn about ALU’s innovative model and its founder Fred Swaniker’s ambitious goals.

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Our Investment in Rappler

October 28, 2016

Rappler has established itself as a credible voice in the Philippines.

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Roopa Kudva Featured on CNBC Awaaz

October 13, 2016

Omidyar Network's Roopa Kudva featured on CNBC Awaaz in a segment highlighting the firm's vision and approach towards investments in India.

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Omidyar Network Renews Investment in DataKind to Increase Social Impact Through Data Science

October 13, 2016

Omidyar Network announced today its latest $2 million investment in DataKind, the New York City-based nonprofit that connects data science and social sector experts to address critical humanitarian problems around the world including education, poverty, health, human rights, and the environment.

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Diversity in Impact Investing

October 11, 2016

Omidyar Network’s Lauren Booker Allen discusses her experiences with diversity in impact investing as part of Net Impact’s career guide.

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21st Century Development: Lessons from Silicon Valley to End Poverty

October 8, 2016

Watch Omidyar Network's Scott Wu discuss innovation and international development with Ann Mei Chang of USAID and Jacquelline Fuller of Google.org.

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Report: Financial Services That Meet Women’s Real Needs Represent Large Market Opportunity

October 6, 2016

Using behavioral data, new report provides insights on how financial services providers can help close the financial gender gap in India

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New Report Highlights How Providers Can Help Close the Financial Gender Gap

October 5, 2016

Using behavioral data from India, Kenya, and Mexico, the study reveals some of the causes of the persistent gender gap in emerging economies.

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FICO and Lenddo Partner to Extend Credit Reach in India

October 3, 2016

FICO, the world leader in credit scoring, has today announced a new partnership with Lenddo, a specialist in credit and verification technologies. Together, the companies plan to develop a credit risk score for consumers in India who have a limited or no formal credit history.

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Can Civic Tech help overcome the problems between citizens and governments in Latin America?

February 23, 2017

The problems that have historically doomed the relationship between citizens and governments appear to be as prevalent today as they have ever been: corruption, mismanagement, inefficiency, and a lack of responsiveness.

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Why We Invested: LandMapp

February 15, 2017

Peter Rabley shares why we recently invested in LandMapp, a company developing an end-to-end solution for documenting and protecting land rights in Ghana.

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Why We Invested: GiveDirectly

February 7, 2017

Omidyar Network’s foundational belief that empowering people frees them to better themselves, their families, and their communities has great evidence in the growing literature around the benefits of cash transfers

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